Vitamins, Supplements and Herbs
Vitamins are a group of substances that are essential for normal cell function, cellular growth and are imperative to allow your body to function normally. We assess patients for possible vitamin deficiencies that may be causing or accelerating their symptoms. Some of the vitamins that are used in treating our patients include:
Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Biotin and Folic Acid
We are concerned about the quality of vitamins and supplements that our patients are purchasing. We sell certain vitamins and supplements in our office to ensure for higher quality for our patients.
Herbal medicines are the origin of the western system of pharmaceuticals. Common drugs like aspirin are derived from botanical substances: in the case of aspirin from willow bark and digitalis from Foxglove. Before the advent of the modern era, herbs were widely used for their healing properties. In many parts of the world this is still the case
It is important to realize that everything we ingest have some affect on the body and it's delicately balanced systems. When considering the use of herbals for health, are you aware that herbals, while from a natural source can still have side effects and interactions with other herbals or with prescribed medications. Herbals must be prepared in a safe environment to avoid contamination and to maintain their potency. If you are considering the use of herbals consult with a provider knowledgeable in the use of herbal remedies to help ensure they're safe use.